I recently gave a presentation at a conference for an audience of women in financial services. I went through my journey to entrepreneurship and shared what I have learned along the way. I also spoke about the challenges of being on my own – without the corporate and administrative support that we take for granted;
I’m very inspired by the application of technology rather than the technology itself. For us, we’re looking at a whole range of where they can best help to serve our customers better. So what we were looking at is areas such as machine learning so that we can have real insight into how to better
This International Women’s Day we decided to highlight some of our awesome Steering Committee members. We wanted to find out what they thought of robots, hear about some of the great projects they are working on as well as see whether the dreams they had as little girls match the professional lives they live today.
“If we want products and services that are fit for purpose we need a massively diverse workforce and diverse teams to bring all of that knowledge and experience together,” says Dr. Sue Black OBE, Professor of Computer Science and Technology Evangelist at Durham University, and all around tech icon. Speaking to Hot Topics at FinTECHTalents
This week a Facebook memory popped up at me. Five years ago, I was at Mobile World Congress – that annual mobile bun fight extravaganza in sunny Barcelona. I was due to interview a client of the company I was working with. He was older, a bit paunchy and American (hey, so am I). Before
“Don’t worry, I won’t hold your age against you.” This was said to me almost two years ago in the London office of a global bank for an internal comms role. I was 45 years old. <== Huh? It is quite some time before I qualify for a bus pass in the UK and I
“I think organizations need to rethink how they source the pipeline,” says Claudia Coppenolle, Director in GTB’s Chief Digital Office at Deutsche Bank. Speaking to Hot Topics at FinTECHTalents 2018, Coppenolle advises that organisations of all sizes need to rethink, not only how they fill technology roles, but how they source those roles with a
Thursday 14 February 2019 by Liz Lumley
Olympic parks have had a chequered history throughout the modern games. Many have been left to rot, some have almost bankrupted their host nations, while others are built on, enhanced and expanded. I am working from a co-working space, housed within the former Press Centre of the 2012 London Summer Games as I type. The
Wednesday 13 February 2019 by The Press
“There’s no magic formula in terms of how to prepare for the future or what the future landscape of jobs will look like,” says Diana Biggs, Head of Digital Innovation HSBC. Speaking to HotTopics at FinTECHTalents 2018, Biggs advises the FinTech industry to focus on some core skills that will be transferable and have the
Sometime in the spring of 1995, I attended my first ever industry event at the New York Hilton. FinTech, as a word, was barely used (outside of our little office in Soho). The trade show was filled with trading turrets and real-time market data vendors. There were panel sessions, keynotes address and several floors of exhibitors.